By Current Medicine Group

closed 11/10/2005 via PR Newswire

Springer Science & Business Media, acquired Current Medicine Group

synopsis: Springer Science+Business Media (Springer) has acquired the Current Medicine Group (CMG), a leading publisher for the healthcare community. CMG is based in the United Kingdom and the United States and consists of four different operating units.
buyer parent: Cinven
buyer: Springer Science & Business Media
Springer Science+Business Media is a publishing company for specialist knowledge and information. They publish textbooks, reference works, databases and provide online services used by both academics, students and practitioners. "
target: Current Medicine Group
Current Medicine, Current Science, and Science Press Group have joined forces to bring you an even wider range of products and services. Under the banner of Current Medicine Group (CMG) we can now provide you with everything from review journals, monographs and image collections to specialist websi
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closed 10/3/2016 via PR Newswire

Baring Private Equity Asia, Onex Corporation, acquired Thomson Reuters Intellectual Property & Science

synopsis: Thomson Reuters announced that it has closed the sale of its Intellectual Property & Science business to private equity funds affiliated with Onex Corporation and Baring Private Equity Asia. The Intellectual Property & Science business provides comprehensive intellectual property and scientific information.
buyer: Onex Corporation (TSX:ONEX:$1,081.00)
buyer: Baring Private Equity Asia
Onex is one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms. Onex acquires and builds high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. Baring Private Equity Asia is one of the largest and most established independent alternative asset management firms in Asia. "
target parent: Thomson Reuters
target: Thomson Reuters Intellectual Property & Science (:$964.58)
Thomson Reuters Intellectual Property & Science provides intellectual property and scientific information, decision support tools and services that enable the lifecycle of innovation for governments, academia, publishers and corporations to discover, protect and commercialize new ideas and brands.
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$3,550
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closed 11/10/2005 via PR Newswire

Springer Science & Business Media, acquired Current Medicine Group

synopsis: Springer Science+Business Media (Springer) has acquired the Current Medicine Group (CMG), a leading publisher for the healthcare community. CMG is based in the United Kingdom and the United States and consists of four different operating units.
buyer parent: Cinven
buyer: Springer Science & Business Media
Springer Science+Business Media is a publishing company for specialist knowledge and information. They publish textbooks, reference works, databases and provide online services used by both academics, students and practitioners. "
target: Current Medicine Group
Current Medicine, Current Science, and Science Press Group have joined forces to bring you an even wider range of products and services. Under the banner of Current Medicine Group (CMG) we can now provide you with everything from review journals, monographs and image collections to specialist websi
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closed 8/1/2005 via PR Newswire

Elsevier Health Sciences, purchased MediMedia MAP from MediMedia International

synopsis: Elsevier, a leading global healthcare and scientific publisher, announced today that it has bought MediMedia's professional medical publishing businesses ("MediMedia MAP").
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier plc
buyer: Elsevier Health Sciences
Elsevier Health Sciences is the global leader in healthcare and medical publishing through imprints such as Mosby, Churchill Livingstone, Harcourt and WB Saunders. It publications cover the full spectrum of primary medical research, clinical practice and allied healthcare. "
seller parent: Cinven
seller: MediMedia International
MediMedia's business expertise is in healthcare education and information. The company focuses on media for both professionals (physicians, dentists, veterinarians and pharmacists) and consumers. The company has four broad product groups: drug information systems, journals and customised communicat
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closed 11/3/2003 via

synopsis: United Business Media announced the acquisition of The Oncology Group and Cliggott Publishing from SCP Communications Inc. Titles acquired include "Oncology" and "Oncology News International", leading US publications in the category and "Consultant", a major player in the large primary care market. UBM is paying the $37.5 million in cash.
buyer: United Business Media PLC (LSE:UBM:$1,333.50)
UBM focuses on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring; and, the development and monetization of B2B communities and markets. "
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$38
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closed 10/22/2010 via Company Press Release

United Business Media Limited, acquired Canon Communications, LLC

synopsis: UBM announces it has acquired Canon Communications LLC from Spectrum Equity Investors and Apprise Media LLC for $287 million. Canon is a leading provider of tradeshows and related media products to the global medical device design industry and advanced manufacturing markets.
buyer: United Business Media Limited (LSE:UBM:$1,333.50)
United Business Media Limited ("UBM") is a London Stock Exchange-listed global media business focusing on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring; and, the development and monetisation of B2B communities and markets. "
target parent: Spectrum Equity Investors
target: Canon Communications, LLC
Canon Communications LLC is the producer of trade events, publications, and electronic media for the $3 trillion advanced, technology-based design and manufacturing industry, including medical device, pharmaceutical, electronics, design engineering, process technology and plastics processing.
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announced 4/21/2005 via BusinessWire

Apprise Media LLC, will acquire Canon Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Apprise Media LLC, a niche media company backed by Spectrum Equity Investors, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Canon Communications, a leading producer of print publications, trade shows and digital media for the high-growth $200 billion medical device manufacturing market.
buyer parent: Spectrum Equity Investors
buyer: Apprise Media LLC
Apprise Media concentrates on niche media, a fast growing segment in the media industry. Apprise Media identifies businesses in which our core management strengths and experience can combine to create value for our investors and enhanced competitive positioning for our portfolio companies. "
target parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
target: Canon Communications, Inc.
Canon Communications LLC produces tradeshows and conferences for both U.S. and international markets. Canon also publishes magazines and digital media for medical devices, microelectronics, plastics processing, packaging, and other advanced design and manufacturing markets.
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closed 11/15/2017 via BusinessWire

TractManager, acquired HAYES, Inc.

synopsis: TractManager, Inc., the healthcare industry’s largest supplier of strategic sourcing and contract lifecycle management (CLM) solutions, has acquired Hayes, Inc., an industry leader in providing clinically focused, evidence-based research and analysis to health plans, insurers, hospitals, healthcare systems, ACOs, and government agencies.
buyer parent: Arsenal Capital Partners
buyer: TractManager
TractManager’s healthcare-specific application suite serves three out of five U.S. hospitals. Serving the healthcare industry with integrity for more than 30 years, TractManager is the first-mover in strategic sourcing and enterprise contract lifecycle management. "
target: HAYES, Inc.
Hayes, Inc. is an industry leader in providing clinically focused, evidence-based research and analysis to health plans, insurers, hospitals, healthcare systems, ACOs, and government agencies.
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closed 5/6/2015 via Company Press Release

Springer Science & Business Media merged with Macmillan Science and Education,

synopsis: Holtzbrinck Publishing Group (Holtzbrinck) and BC Partners (BCP) have merged Springer Science+Business Media (owned by funds advised by BCP) in its entirety with the majority of Holtzbrinck-owned Macmillan Science and Education (MSE), namely Nature Publishing Group, Palgrave Macmillan and the global businesses of Macmillan Education.
buyer parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
buyer: Macmillan Science and Education
Macmillan Science and Education houses brands that date back to 1843 (Macmillan), 1845 (Scientific American) and 1869 (Nature). Macmillan's businesses create techniques, technology and materials that make learning and discovery easier for students, teachers and researchers. "
target parent: BC Partners
target: Springer Science & Business Media
Springer Science+Business Media is a leading global scientific, technical and medical publisher, providing researchers in academia, scientific institutions and corporate R&D departments with quality content via innovative information products and services.
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closed 8/15/2013 via Company Press Release

BC Partners, acquired Springer Science & Business Media

synopsis: Funds advised by BC Partners, the European private equity firm, together with management has acquired the leading global STM publisher Springer Science+Business Media, from EQT Partners and the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (“GICIC”) for approximately EUR 3.3 billion including performance components.
buyer: BC Partners
BC Partners is a leading private equity firm that has played an active role in the development of the European buy-out market for over 25 years. BC Partners principally invests in Europe, acquiring and developing European and multinational businesses to create value in partnership with management. "
target parent: EQT
target: Springer Science & Business Media
Springer Science+Business Media is a leading global scientific, technical and medical publisher, providing researchers in academia, scientific institutions and corporate R&D departments with quality content via innovative information products and services.
price ($mm)
$4,423
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$1,315
EBITDA ($mm)
$457
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closed 2/2/2010 via Capital IQ

EQT Funds Management Limited, Government of Singapore Investment Corporation, acquired Springer Science & Business Media

synopsis: EQT, a leading European private equity fund, and GIC Special Investments, the private equity arm of the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (“GIC”), have acquired 82% and 18% respectively of Springer Science+Business Media, the world’s second-largest scientific, technical and medical publisher.
buyer: EQT Funds Management Limited (EQT:$670.81)
buyer: Government of Singapore Investment Corporation
EQT is a leading private equity group with operations in in Northern and Eastern Europe and Asia. Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (“GIC”) is a global investment management company established in 1981 to manage Singapore's foreign reserves. "
target parent: Cinven
target: Springer Science & Business Media
Springer Science+Business Media is a publishing company for specialist knowledge and information. They publish textbooks, reference works, databases and provide online services used by both academics, students and practitioners.
price ($mm)
$3,358
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$1,227
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$367
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8.6x
closed 1/17/2006 via PR Newswire

United BioSource Corporation, acquired MetaWorks, Inc.

synopsis: United BioSource Corporation (UBC) today announced the acquisition of MetaWorks, Inc., a leading provider of systematic reviews and meta-analyses to inform development, marketing, and regulatory decision-making regarding health care products and services.
buyer: United BioSource Corporation
United BioSource Corporation accelerates the generation, analysis and communication of real world evidence by integrating scientific and operational expertise with innovative technology solutions to support global development and commercialization of medical products for life science companies. "
target: MetaWorks, Inc.
MetaWorks Inc. has gained a reputation as one of the healthcare industry's most expert and reliable sources for Evidence-Based Medical Information and technology. MetaWorks is a leading provider of systematic reviews, meta-analyses and other evidence-based-information services.
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closed 9/16/2003 via BusinessWire

Candover Parters Ltd, Cinven, acquired BertelsmannSpringer

synopsis: Transaction of BertelsmannSpringer legally completes 9/16/03. Cinven and Candover, two of Europe’s leading investment companies, have bought BertelsmannSpringer. As of the Frankfurt Bookfair 2003 to be renamed Springer Science+Business Media.
buyer: Cinven
buyer: Candover Parters Ltd
Cinven is one of Europe's leading private equity providers. Founded in 1977, the firm has been a totally independent business since 1995, focusing entirely on larger European buyouts. "
target parent: Bertelsmann AG
target: BertelsmannSpringer
Springer Science+Business Media is a publishing company for specialist knowledge and information. They publish textbooks, reference works, databases and provide online services used by both academics, students and practitioners.
price ($mm)
$1,086
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$756
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$169
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1.6x
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closed 2/2/2004 via BusinessWire

Nursing Spectrum, Inc., acquired Nurseweek Publishing Incorporated

synopsis: Nursing Spectrum and NurseWeek, two industry leaders in the nursing recruitment, information, and education industry, announced today an agreement in which Nursing Spectrum, a division of Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI), has acquired NurseWeek from Jobson Publishing, LLC.
buyer parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
buyer: Nursing Spectrum, Inc.
Gannett Healthcare Group (formerly Nursing Spectrum) is a nursing and healthcare-oriented communications company. The company promotes the recognition and support of the healthcare community by providing timely, relevant, and compelling information through its award winning publications. "
target parent: Boston Ventures Management, Inc.
target: Nurseweek Publishing Incorporated
Every nurse makes a difference, which is why for more than 15 years NurseWeek has committed to serving all registered nurses with an array of high-quality, informative, motivating products and services. This long history of award-winning editorial and dedication to the nursing community is what mak
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closed 12/17/2013 via PR Web

Healthcare Data Solutions, acquired StratCenter

synopsis: Healthcare Data Solutions, a leading provider of healthcare databases, compliance and business intelligence services, announced the acquisition of StratCenter®, an established leader, delivering the most comprehensive provider facility databases and sales solutions available to the supply chain.
buyer: Healthcare Data Solutions
Healthcare Data Solutions is a leading healthcare information services company focused on building and maintaining the most accurate, compliance-grade data on Physicians, Dentists, Nurse Practitioners and other Healthcare Providers, as well as Pharmacies and Hospitals. "
target: StratCenter
StratCenter was founded in 2002 to provide the healthcare industry with a single point of access to the latest industry news, and to the most comprehensive sets of public and privately-held data on hospitals, IDNs, GPOs, and provider groups.
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closed 1/16/2009 via PR Newswire

Schofield Media Ltd., acquired Medical Education Partnership, Ltd.

synopsis: Schofield Healthcare Media Ltd (SHML), a division of Schofield Media Europe Ltd, announced on the 16th January that it has acquired Medical Education Partnership Ltd (MEP). The company portfolio includes a number of key educational resources for health care professionals in print, online and in person.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Schofield Media Ltd.
Founded in 1999, Schofield Media Group publishes business-to-business magazines and operates conferences and events in the United States, Europe and Asia. Divisions include Schofield Publishing, Schofield Healthcare Media, Schofield Media Chicago, Ideal Media and RedCoat Publishing. "
target: Medical Education Partnership, Ltd.
Following a management buy-out in June 2002, The Medical Education Partnership established itself as an independent medical education company specialising in effective, targeted and intelligent medical communications.
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closed 4/3/2007 via BusinessWire

SpineUniverse.com, acquired BroadWater

synopsis: SpineUniverse.com, an online resource for spine focused health care providers and consumers, has merged with BroadWater, a leading provider of spine-related medical meetings and educational resources for physicians, to form SpineUniverse LLC. The combined company will be the premier educational and information resource on back pain.
buyer: SpineUniverse.com
SpineUniverse is dedicated to the mission of being the most comprehensive Internet portal for information on the spine. We seek to educate the public to the full range of technologies, services, treatments and research available on the subject of spinal disorders. "
target: BroadWater
Since the early 1990’s our staff has run more than 150 medical meetings worldwide, from the US to Africa, and from Europe to Asia. The courses have included every teaching format and unexpected challenge imaginable, from cadaver courses in Latin America, to didactic courses in South Africa.
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closed 11/7/2006 via PR Newswire

Inventiv Health, acquired Maxwell Group Inc.

synopsis: inVentiv Health, Inc. has completed the acquisition of The Maxwell Group, Inc. and its MedConference brand of services. MedConference, a pioneer in the field of on-line events, e-learning and web conferencing, was founded in 1989 and is a leading provider of live and on-demand virtual event services to the pharmaceutical industry.
buyer: Inventiv Health
inVentiv Health, Inc. is the leading provider of commercialization and complementary services to the global pharmaceutical, life sciences and biotechnology industries. inVentiv delivers its customized clinical, sales, marketing and communications solutions. "
target: Maxwell Group Inc.
Maxwell supports both live web events and on-demand events on most platforms in a variety of verticals. We deliver the highest quality turnkey web event services and support tools pre-event, live event and post event.
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$7.00
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closed 8/31/2006 via PR Newswire

Thompson Publishing Group, acquired American Health Consultants

synopsis: Thompson Publishing Group, a leading provider of subscription based information services, has acquired American Health Consultants, a leading provider of healthcare information products, from The Thomson Corporation . The acquisition was completed on August 31, 2006.
buyer parent: Avista Capital Partners
buyer: Thompson Publishing Group
Thompson Publishing Group, a D.C.-based information services provider, is been a leading source of analysis and guidance for business and government executives. Professionals rely on Thompson for help in tracking, and complying with, the dynamic regulatory mandates facing their organizations. "
target parent: Thomson Corporation
target: American Health Consultants
American Health Consultants is the largest publisher of health care newsletters in the world. We began in 1974 with a single title, Hospital Infection Control. We have grown in the quarter century since to more than 80 titles serving a broad spectrum of professionals in health care.
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closed 7/5/2005 via Company Press Release

Cygnus Business Media, acquired Summer Communications, Incorporated

synopsis: Cygnus Business Media, which currently owns the fire service market’s top trade shows, magazine and website, announced it has acquired EMS Magazine, EMS Expo, Advanced Rescue Technology and Frontline First Responder magazines and their accompanying websites from Summer Communications and Expo Productions.
buyer parent: ABRY Partners
buyer: Cygnus Business Media
Cygnus Business Media's leading business publications, tradeshows, conferences, websites, online products and custom marketing capabilities enhance brand identity, generate sales leads, and build product awareness as they strengthen customer/client relationships. "
target: Summer Communications, Incorporated
Summer Communications & Expo Productions, publish the leading magazines for EMS professionals & operate the largest standalone educational conference & trade show in the world for EMS professionals. Their flagship magazine is EMS Magazine, the Journal of Emergency Care, Rescue & Transportation.
price ($mm)
$7.00
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$5
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closed 1/31/2019 via BusinessWire

MJH Associates, acquired UBM Life Sciences

synopsis: MJH Associates‚ Inc., (MJH) a leading independent full-service health care education, market research and multichannel medical communications company, has acquired media assets from the UBM Life Sciences Group (part of Informa PLC). The assets includes iconic multimedia platforms in the health care, animal care, pharma sciences and dental fields.
buyer: MJH Associates
MJH is the largest full-service medical media company in the U.S. dedicated to delivering trusted health care news across multiple channels. Over 600 MJH associates are dedicated to providing health care professionals with the information and resources they need to optimize patient outcomes. "
target parent: Informa plc
target: UBM Life Sciences
UBM Life Sciences, part of UBM Americas, is a US-based event, information, and marketing services business serving professional communities in human healthcare, veterinary medicine, and the pharmaceutical industry with an unmatched portfolio of in-person, print, and digital products.
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$100
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closed 10/3/2016 via PR Newswire

Baring Private Equity Asia, Onex Corporation, acquired Thomson Reuters Intellectual Property & Science

synopsis: Thomson Reuters announced that it has closed the sale of its Intellectual Property & Science business to private equity funds affiliated with Onex Corporation and Baring Private Equity Asia. The Intellectual Property & Science business provides comprehensive intellectual property and scientific information.
buyer: Onex Corporation (TSX:ONEX:$1,081.00)
buyer: Baring Private Equity Asia
Onex is one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms. Onex acquires and builds high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams. Baring Private Equity Asia is one of the largest and most established independent alternative asset management firms in Asia. "
target parent: Thomson Reuters
target: Thomson Reuters Intellectual Property & Science (:$964.58)
Thomson Reuters Intellectual Property & Science provides intellectual property and scientific information, decision support tools and services that enable the lifecycle of innovation for governments, academia, publishers and corporations to discover, protect and commercialize new ideas and brands.
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$3,550
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closed 11/10/2005 via PR Newswire

Springer Science & Business Media, acquired Current Medicine Group

synopsis: Springer Science+Business Media (Springer) has acquired the Current Medicine Group (CMG), a leading publisher for the healthcare community. CMG is based in the United Kingdom and the United States and consists of four different operating units.
buyer parent: Cinven
buyer: Springer Science & Business Media
Springer Science+Business Media is a publishing company for specialist knowledge and information. They publish textbooks, reference works, databases and provide online services used by both academics, students and practitioners. "
target: Current Medicine Group
Current Medicine, Current Science, and Science Press Group have joined forces to bring you an even wider range of products and services. Under the banner of Current Medicine Group (CMG) we can now provide you with everything from review journals, monographs and image collections to specialist websi
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closed 8/1/2005 via PR Newswire

Elsevier Health Sciences, purchased MediMedia MAP from MediMedia International

synopsis: Elsevier, a leading global healthcare and scientific publisher, announced today that it has bought MediMedia's professional medical publishing businesses ("MediMedia MAP").
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier plc
buyer: Elsevier Health Sciences
Elsevier Health Sciences is the global leader in healthcare and medical publishing through imprints such as Mosby, Churchill Livingstone, Harcourt and WB Saunders. It publications cover the full spectrum of primary medical research, clinical practice and allied healthcare. "
seller parent: Cinven
seller: MediMedia International
MediMedia's business expertise is in healthcare education and information. The company focuses on media for both professionals (physicians, dentists, veterinarians and pharmacists) and consumers. The company has four broad product groups: drug information systems, journals and customised communicat
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$340
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closed 11/3/2003 via

synopsis: United Business Media announced the acquisition of The Oncology Group and Cliggott Publishing from SCP Communications Inc. Titles acquired include "Oncology" and "Oncology News International", leading US publications in the category and "Consultant", a major player in the large primary care market. UBM is paying the $37.5 million in cash.
buyer: United Business Media PLC (LSE:UBM:$1,333.50)
UBM focuses on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring; and, the development and monetization of B2B communities and markets. "
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$38
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closed 10/22/2010 via Company Press Release

United Business Media Limited, acquired Canon Communications, LLC

synopsis: UBM announces it has acquired Canon Communications LLC from Spectrum Equity Investors and Apprise Media LLC for $287 million. Canon is a leading provider of tradeshows and related media products to the global medical device design industry and advanced manufacturing markets.
buyer: United Business Media Limited (LSE:UBM:$1,333.50)
United Business Media Limited ("UBM") is a London Stock Exchange-listed global media business focusing on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring; and, the development and monetisation of B2B communities and markets. "
target parent: Spectrum Equity Investors
target: Canon Communications, LLC
Canon Communications LLC is the producer of trade events, publications, and electronic media for the $3 trillion advanced, technology-based design and manufacturing industry, including medical device, pharmaceutical, electronics, design engineering, process technology and plastics processing.
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announced 4/21/2005 via BusinessWire

Apprise Media LLC, will acquire Canon Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Apprise Media LLC, a niche media company backed by Spectrum Equity Investors, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Canon Communications, a leading producer of print publications, trade shows and digital media for the high-growth $200 billion medical device manufacturing market.
buyer parent: Spectrum Equity Investors
buyer: Apprise Media LLC
Apprise Media concentrates on niche media, a fast growing segment in the media industry. Apprise Media identifies businesses in which our core management strengths and experience can combine to create value for our investors and enhanced competitive positioning for our portfolio companies. "
target parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
target: Canon Communications, Inc.
Canon Communications LLC produces tradeshows and conferences for both U.S. and international markets. Canon also publishes magazines and digital media for medical devices, microelectronics, plastics processing, packaging, and other advanced design and manufacturing markets.
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closed 11/15/2017 via BusinessWire

TractManager, acquired HAYES, Inc.

synopsis: TractManager, Inc., the healthcare industry’s largest supplier of strategic sourcing and contract lifecycle management (CLM) solutions, has acquired Hayes, Inc., an industry leader in providing clinically focused, evidence-based research and analysis to health plans, insurers, hospitals, healthcare systems, ACOs, and government agencies.
buyer parent: Arsenal Capital Partners
buyer: TractManager
TractManager’s healthcare-specific application suite serves three out of five U.S. hospitals. Serving the healthcare industry with integrity for more than 30 years, TractManager is the first-mover in strategic sourcing and enterprise contract lifecycle management. "
target: HAYES, Inc.
Hayes, Inc. is an industry leader in providing clinically focused, evidence-based research and analysis to health plans, insurers, hospitals, healthcare systems, ACOs, and government agencies.
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closed 5/6/2015 via Company Press Release

Springer Science & Business Media merged with Macmillan Science and Education,

synopsis: Holtzbrinck Publishing Group (Holtzbrinck) and BC Partners (BCP) have merged Springer Science+Business Media (owned by funds advised by BCP) in its entirety with the majority of Holtzbrinck-owned Macmillan Science and Education (MSE), namely Nature Publishing Group, Palgrave Macmillan and the global businesses of Macmillan Education.
buyer parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
buyer: Macmillan Science and Education
Macmillan Science and Education houses brands that date back to 1843 (Macmillan), 1845 (Scientific American) and 1869 (Nature). Macmillan's businesses create techniques, technology and materials that make learning and discovery easier for students, teachers and researchers. "
target parent: BC Partners
target: Springer Science & Business Media
Springer Science+Business Media is a leading global scientific, technical and medical publisher, providing researchers in academia, scientific institutions and corporate R&D departments with quality content via innovative information products and services.
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closed 8/15/2013 via Company Press Release

BC Partners, acquired Springer Science & Business Media

synopsis: Funds advised by BC Partners, the European private equity firm, together with management has acquired the leading global STM publisher Springer Science+Business Media, from EQT Partners and the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (“GICIC”) for approximately EUR 3.3 billion including performance components.
buyer: BC Partners
BC Partners is a leading private equity firm that has played an active role in the development of the European buy-out market for over 25 years. BC Partners principally invests in Europe, acquiring and developing European and multinational businesses to create value in partnership with management. "
target parent: EQT
target: Springer Science & Business Media
Springer Science+Business Media is a leading global scientific, technical and medical publisher, providing researchers in academia, scientific institutions and corporate R&D departments with quality content via innovative information products and services.
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$4,423
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$1,315
EBITDA ($mm)
$457
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13.0x
closed 2/2/2010 via Capital IQ

EQT Funds Management Limited, Government of Singapore Investment Corporation, acquired Springer Science & Business Media

synopsis: EQT, a leading European private equity fund, and GIC Special Investments, the private equity arm of the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (“GIC”), have acquired 82% and 18% respectively of Springer Science+Business Media, the world’s second-largest scientific, technical and medical publisher.
buyer: EQT Funds Management Limited (EQT:$670.81)
buyer: Government of Singapore Investment Corporation
EQT is a leading private equity group with operations in in Northern and Eastern Europe and Asia. Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (“GIC”) is a global investment management company established in 1981 to manage Singapore's foreign reserves. "
target parent: Cinven
target: Springer Science & Business Media
Springer Science+Business Media is a publishing company for specialist knowledge and information. They publish textbooks, reference works, databases and provide online services used by both academics, students and practitioners.
price ($mm)
$3,358
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$1,227
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$367
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8.6x
closed 1/17/2006 via PR Newswire

United BioSource Corporation, acquired MetaWorks, Inc.

synopsis: United BioSource Corporation (UBC) today announced the acquisition of MetaWorks, Inc., a leading provider of systematic reviews and meta-analyses to inform development, marketing, and regulatory decision-making regarding health care products and services.
buyer: United BioSource Corporation
United BioSource Corporation accelerates the generation, analysis and communication of real world evidence by integrating scientific and operational expertise with innovative technology solutions to support global development and commercialization of medical products for life science companies. "
target: MetaWorks, Inc.
MetaWorks Inc. has gained a reputation as one of the healthcare industry's most expert and reliable sources for Evidence-Based Medical Information and technology. MetaWorks is a leading provider of systematic reviews, meta-analyses and other evidence-based-information services.
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closed 9/16/2003 via BusinessWire

Candover Parters Ltd, Cinven, acquired BertelsmannSpringer

synopsis: Transaction of BertelsmannSpringer legally completes 9/16/03. Cinven and Candover, two of Europe’s leading investment companies, have bought BertelsmannSpringer. As of the Frankfurt Bookfair 2003 to be renamed Springer Science+Business Media.
buyer: Cinven
buyer: Candover Parters Ltd
Cinven is one of Europe's leading private equity providers. Founded in 1977, the firm has been a totally independent business since 1995, focusing entirely on larger European buyouts. "
target parent: Bertelsmann AG
target: BertelsmannSpringer
Springer Science+Business Media is a publishing company for specialist knowledge and information. They publish textbooks, reference works, databases and provide online services used by both academics, students and practitioners.
price ($mm)
$1,086
rev ($mm)
$756
EBITDA ($mm)
$169
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
7.1x
closed 2/2/2004 via BusinessWire

Nursing Spectrum, Inc., acquired Nurseweek Publishing Incorporated

synopsis: Nursing Spectrum and NurseWeek, two industry leaders in the nursing recruitment, information, and education industry, announced today an agreement in which Nursing Spectrum, a division of Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI), has acquired NurseWeek from Jobson Publishing, LLC.
buyer parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
buyer: Nursing Spectrum, Inc.
Gannett Healthcare Group (formerly Nursing Spectrum) is a nursing and healthcare-oriented communications company. The company promotes the recognition and support of the healthcare community by providing timely, relevant, and compelling information through its award winning publications. "
target parent: Boston Ventures Management, Inc.
target: Nurseweek Publishing Incorporated
Every nurse makes a difference, which is why for more than 15 years NurseWeek has committed to serving all registered nurses with an array of high-quality, informative, motivating products and services. This long history of award-winning editorial and dedication to the nursing community is what mak
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closed 12/17/2013 via PR Web

Healthcare Data Solutions, acquired StratCenter

synopsis: Healthcare Data Solutions, a leading provider of healthcare databases, compliance and business intelligence services, announced the acquisition of StratCenter®, an established leader, delivering the most comprehensive provider facility databases and sales solutions available to the supply chain.
buyer: Healthcare Data Solutions
Healthcare Data Solutions is a leading healthcare information services company focused on building and maintaining the most accurate, compliance-grade data on Physicians, Dentists, Nurse Practitioners and other Healthcare Providers, as well as Pharmacies and Hospitals. "
target: StratCenter
StratCenter was founded in 2002 to provide the healthcare industry with a single point of access to the latest industry news, and to the most comprehensive sets of public and privately-held data on hospitals, IDNs, GPOs, and provider groups.
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closed 1/16/2009 via PR Newswire

Schofield Media Ltd., acquired Medical Education Partnership, Ltd.

synopsis: Schofield Healthcare Media Ltd (SHML), a division of Schofield Media Europe Ltd, announced on the 16th January that it has acquired Medical Education Partnership Ltd (MEP). The company portfolio includes a number of key educational resources for health care professionals in print, online and in person.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Schofield Media Ltd.
Founded in 1999, Schofield Media Group publishes business-to-business magazines and operates conferences and events in the United States, Europe and Asia. Divisions include Schofield Publishing, Schofield Healthcare Media, Schofield Media Chicago, Ideal Media and RedCoat Publishing. "
target: Medical Education Partnership, Ltd.
Following a management buy-out in June 2002, The Medical Education Partnership established itself as an independent medical education company specialising in effective, targeted and intelligent medical communications.
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closed 4/3/2007 via BusinessWire

SpineUniverse.com, acquired BroadWater

synopsis: SpineUniverse.com, an online resource for spine focused health care providers and consumers, has merged with BroadWater, a leading provider of spine-related medical meetings and educational resources for physicians, to form SpineUniverse LLC. The combined company will be the premier educational and information resource on back pain.
buyer: SpineUniverse.com
SpineUniverse is dedicated to the mission of being the most comprehensive Internet portal for information on the spine. We seek to educate the public to the full range of technologies, services, treatments and research available on the subject of spinal disorders. "
target: BroadWater
Since the early 1990’s our staff has run more than 150 medical meetings worldwide, from the US to Africa, and from Europe to Asia. The courses have included every teaching format and unexpected challenge imaginable, from cadaver courses in Latin America, to didactic courses in South Africa.
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closed 11/7/2006 via PR Newswire

Inventiv Health, acquired Maxwell Group Inc.

synopsis: inVentiv Health, Inc. has completed the acquisition of The Maxwell Group, Inc. and its MedConference brand of services. MedConference, a pioneer in the field of on-line events, e-learning and web conferencing, was founded in 1989 and is a leading provider of live and on-demand virtual event services to the pharmaceutical industry.
buyer: Inventiv Health
inVentiv Health, Inc. is the leading provider of commercialization and complementary services to the global pharmaceutical, life sciences and biotechnology industries. inVentiv delivers its customized clinical, sales, marketing and communications solutions. "
target: Maxwell Group Inc.
Maxwell supports both live web events and on-demand events on most platforms in a variety of verticals. We deliver the highest quality turnkey web event services and support tools pre-event, live event and post event.
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$7.00
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closed 8/31/2006 via PR Newswire

Thompson Publishing Group, acquired American Health Consultants

synopsis: Thompson Publishing Group, a leading provider of subscription based information services, has acquired American Health Consultants, a leading provider of healthcare information products, from The Thomson Corporation . The acquisition was completed on August 31, 2006.
buyer parent: Avista Capital Partners
buyer: Thompson Publishing Group
Thompson Publishing Group, a D.C.-based information services provider, is been a leading source of analysis and guidance for business and government executives. Professionals rely on Thompson for help in tracking, and complying with, the dynamic regulatory mandates facing their organizations. "
target parent: Thomson Corporation
target: American Health Consultants
American Health Consultants is the largest publisher of health care newsletters in the world. We began in 1974 with a single title, Hospital Infection Control. We have grown in the quarter century since to more than 80 titles serving a broad spectrum of professionals in health care.
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closed 7/5/2005 via Company Press Release

Cygnus Business Media, acquired Summer Communications, Incorporated

synopsis: Cygnus Business Media, which currently owns the fire service market’s top trade shows, magazine and website, announced it has acquired EMS Magazine, EMS Expo, Advanced Rescue Technology and Frontline First Responder magazines and their accompanying websites from Summer Communications and Expo Productions.
buyer parent: ABRY Partners
buyer: Cygnus Business Media
Cygnus Business Media's leading business publications, tradeshows, conferences, websites, online products and custom marketing capabilities enhance brand identity, generate sales leads, and build product awareness as they strengthen customer/client relationships. "
target: Summer Communications, Incorporated
Summer Communications & Expo Productions, publish the leading magazines for EMS professionals & operate the largest standalone educational conference & trade show in the world for EMS professionals. Their flagship magazine is EMS Magazine, the Journal of Emergency Care, Rescue & Transportation.
price ($mm)
$7.00
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/31/2019 via BusinessWire

MJH Associates, acquired UBM Life Sciences

synopsis: MJH Associates‚ Inc., (MJH) a leading independent full-service health care education, market research and multichannel medical communications company, has acquired media assets from the UBM Life Sciences Group (part of Informa PLC). The assets includes iconic multimedia platforms in the health care, animal care, pharma sciences and dental fields.
buyer: MJH Associates
MJH is the largest full-service medical media company in the U.S. dedicated to delivering trusted health care news across multiple channels. Over 600 MJH associates are dedicated to providing health care professionals with the information and resources they need to optimize patient outcomes. "
target parent: Informa plc
target: UBM Life Sciences
UBM Life Sciences, part of UBM Americas, is a US-based event, information, and marketing services business serving professional communities in human healthcare, veterinary medicine, and the pharmaceutical industry with an unmatched portfolio of in-person, print, and digital products.
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$100
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